Mariana Feitosa De Melo: All-Ohio Community College Academic Team
Fairlawn resident one of 11 students honored from Cuyahoga Community College
Mariana Feitosa De Melo of Fairlawn was one of 11 students from Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) named to the All-Ohio Community College Academic Team, which comprises top students at the state’s two-year schools.
The All-Ohio Academic Team recognizes student excellence in academics, leadership and community service. Sixty-nine students from across the state were selected for this year’s team on the basis of their outstanding records.
Tri-C had more students named All-Ohio than any other school.
Feitosa De Melo, who received third-team honors, is studying radiography at Tri-C and expects to earn her associate degree by August 2020. Her goal is work to at a hospital as a radiologic technologist.
She moved to the United States from Brazil four years ago to pursue her education and has regularly been on the dean’s list at Tri-C. She said she would like the opportunity to mentor other students. Through her church, she volunteers and works with kids.
Feitosa De Melo joined the following Tri-C students — designated by campus — as All-Ohio:
- Eastern Campus: Kevin Jones of Streetsboro (first team) and Megan Nakasen of Euclid (third team)
- Metropolitan Campus: Akili Maanda of Cleveland (third team) and Shlea Williams of Lakewood (third team)
- Western Campus: Helen Feudo of Parma (third team), John Pesarchick of Hinckley (third team) and Linda White of Middleburg Heights (third team)
- Westshore Campus: Norhan Abdelmaged of Westlake (third team), Elsa McKnight of Lakewood (first team) and Adolphe Musanga of Brook Park (first team)
First-team honorees will receive $1,000 scholarships, while second-team members get $500 scholarships and third-team members $250. A recognition program for team members will take place in Columbus on April 25 during Community College Month.
The All-Ohio Academic Team program is supported by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Honda of America Mfg. Inc.
April 02, 2019
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